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Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby Mateo de Lorenzo » Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:59 am

12 team dynasty league, H2H standard categories plus ops and holds.

Team A trades Youkilis and Jaime Garcia to Team B
Team A trades David Ortiz and Joe Nathan to Team C
Team B trades Ryan Howard to Team C
Team C trades Prince Fielder to Team A

Background: Team C had a poor draft and needed to upgrade badly. (He had JD Drew as one of his starters). Team B chose three first basemen in the first four rounds (Pujols, Teixeria and Howard) and realized he needed to move one. Team A had extra pitching and Youk (who Team A coveted).

How does this trade look? Who got best end?
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:15 am

You'll forgive me if I break it down for my own laziness:

Team A gives up Kevin Youkilis, Jaime Garcia, David Ortiz, and Joe Nathan for Prince Fielder
Team B gives up Ryan Howard for Kevin Youkilis and Jamie Garcia
Team C gives up Prince Fielder for David Ortiz, Joe Nathan, and Ryan Howard.

First thoughts: If Team C had a poor draft and needed to upgrade badly, I'm not sure how I'd feel about giving up a stud 1B for a 1B who will be out who knows how long, a closer moving to Arlington, and a 53 year old DH.

Team B needed to move a 1B, and Howard is probably the one to move. I'm not particularly overwhelmed with what he got, but considering the circumstances with Howard I'd call this fair.

Team A gave away a lot of pieces, but I don't see any of them as even close to Fielder. I'd take Fielder plus 3 roster spots any day of the week. Team A didn't trade scrubs, but all those guys are replaceable. I'm not sure anyone "won" the trade but I'd want to be in Team A's shoes.
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby Urban Cohorts » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:01 am

I think Team A won this trade.

Team B is about even.

Team C loses out. He gets a bunch of old/risky players for a dynasty stud 1B in Fielder. Not too smart IMO. Even if you came up short in hitting, you should be able to land 2 solid guys for Prince or 3 better guys than the ones he is receiving.
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby MashinSpuds » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:03 am

Urban Cohorts wrote:I think Team A won this trade.

Team B is about even.

Team C loses out. He gets a bunch of old/risky players for a dynasty stud 1B in Fielder. Not too smart IMO. Even if you came up short in hitting, you should be able to land 2 solid guys for Prince or 3 better guys than the ones he is receiving.

This is good. Team C got the 'JD Drew' end of the trade. Thanks for the old guys!
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby bigguy1551 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:20 am

Team C gets a failing grade here. Giving up a stud and getting back 2 older and declining playersalong with a question mark, especially in a dynasty league makes no sense. I like team
A move the best, getting rid of those same 2 aging players along with a third injury prone player and getting back Fielder in return. Im not sold on Howard, although he is one of my projected keepers this year, so i give Team B a thumbs up also.
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby MaudDib » Sun Jan 22, 2012 6:28 pm

Urban Cohorts wrote:I think Team A won this trade.

Team B is about even.

Team C loses out. He gets a bunch of old/risky players for a dynasty stud 1B in Fielder. Not too smart IMO. Even if you came up short in hitting, you should be able to land 2 solid guys for Prince or 3 better guys than the ones he is receiving.


I agree with this. Really don't understand the trade for team C.
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby Mateo de Lorenzo » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:35 pm

Thanks for all the input. Yeah, Team C is in a couple of other leagues with me in the past, and seems to overvalue vets, even in dynasty formats. Which is what happened here again. He also has Utley as his starting 2B. His main reasoning for giving up Prince were steroids concerns (because of Braun) and his FA status, worried he may land somewhere like Baltimore or Seattle. Was still surprised when he put that trade out there. But, then again, this league has already seen Tulo get traded and Hanley get traded for below their value, so its been interesting.
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby ensanimal » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:56 pm

Just to reiterate, Team A good, Team B not bad and Team C got hosed. ;-D
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Re: Three Team Trade Analysis

Postby MashinSpuds » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:14 pm

Mateo de Lorenzo wrote: His main reasoning for giving up Prince were steroids concerns (because of Braun) and his FA status, worried he may land somewhere like Baltimore or Seattle.

Ooh, I have been guilty of this before. Paranoia is the leading cause of worrisome trades, especially if one is in a NL-only or AL-only league. Can't make logical trades based on possible events, aside from maybe injury.
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